9 Secrets to Making Your Winter Wardrobe Look Expensive

Shopping for winter clothing tends to make a bigger impact on our wallets (heavy coats, jackets, and boots usually come with heftier price tags, after all). But we’ve found a few ways to make your seasonal wardrobe appear more expensive without having to break the bank. From mixing textures to looking for heavier knits, here are nine tricks that will give you a more luxe look.

Check out our tips for making your winter wardrobe look expensive!

Belt Your Coat

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Style Du Monde

Adding a belt around your waist not only accentuates your figure, it also adds dimension to a simple coat. Bonus points if the coat and belt are in the same colour palette.

Pair Your Leather Boots With Leather Pants

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Style Du Monde

It’s an indisputable fact: Smooth, shiny leather-on-leather always looks—and feels—incredibly luxurious.

Shop for Heavier Textures Like a Jacquard Knit

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Style Du Monde

Knits that pill or are too thin don’t look expensive, so when shopping, look for a heavier jacquard knit that’s sturdy and won’t slump.

Mix knit weights by pairing a heavier cable knit with a fine knit jacket.

Skip the Beanie, Wear a Wool Hat

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Stockholm Streetstyle

Beanies give off a youthful vibe. Get a more sophisticated look by pulling on a wool hat as an alternative.

Wear a Necklace Over Your Turtleneck

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Gastro Chic

By wearing a statement necklace over your turtleneck, you’ll add glamour to a basic that can often times feel plain or conservative on its own.

Drape a Blanket Coat Over Your Knit

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Style Du Monde

Anytime cool layering’s involved, your outfit suddenly seems a tad more thoughtful.

Mix Leather With Knits

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Look de Pernille

The supple texture of both fabrics keeps your look expensive.

Add Opaque Tights

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Vanessa Jackman

Keep your ensemble streamlined by pulling on opaque tights. Not only will this trick keep you warm, it’ll help your outfit look more multi-dimensional.